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Hannah Smith, Miss Illinois
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Miss Illinois Appearances throughout the State

Schedule Miss Illinois for your next ribbon cutting ceremony, luncheon, anniversary celebration or special event. Have her perform/dance at your school. (Marley floor or other … Read more ›

Members of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division carry the casket of Army Spc. Samuel Watts, 20, from St. John Lutheran Church in Wheaton after Wednesday's funeral service. (Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune / May 30, 2012)

Wheaton soldier laid to rest

For a long time, a photograph of Samuel Watts wearing camouflage and face paint, armed and somewhere on patrol graced a bulletin board in St. … Read more ›

West Branch, DuPage River
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Two Old Broads Attack the West Branch

Itching to get on the water in my kayak, I put out the word about a trip down the West Branch of the DuPage River … Read more ›


Voting underway for Player of the Month

The TribLocal High School Player of the Month contest is underway. The Wheaton Sport Center and TribLocal have teamed up to recognize student athletes and … Read more ›

Marmion's Alumni at opening of Chicago Motor Cars
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More Than 300 Celebrate Grand Opening of Chicago Motor Cars Showroom:

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. (April 30, 2012) Chicago Motor Cars’ incredible multi-million dollar selection of high-end luxury cars and motorcycles was the backdrop for “Driven to … Read more › 1 comment

Kim and Khloe Kardashian blow kisses to the crowd at Sears April 20. (Heather Leszczewicz/TribLocal)

Kim and Khloe Kardashian come to town

It was a madhouse at the Woodfield Mall Sears April 20 when reality TV stars Kim and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, … Read more ›

Will Richards works with a scroll saw. (Family photo provided)

Wheaton 11-year-old joins retirees in woodworking club

Will Richards stands out among the members of the DuPage Woodworkers Club, and it’s not only because of his talent for creating intricate patterns of … Read more ›

Ben Alston with Richard Davis Bass Conference Master Clinician and premiere Musician, Educator and Composer Rufus Reid.
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Wheaton Resident Attends Bass Conference

Franklin Middle School student Ben Alston, 13, from Wheaton, Ill., participated in a two-day conference for young bassists in Madison, Wisc. on April 6 and … Read more ›

European concert pianist from Glen Ellyn will perform in Wheaton

Glen Ellyn native David Saliamonas was only 4 years old when his mom, Eleanor, realized the songs he was playing on the used piano she … Read more ›

Emily Marsden and daughter Ava
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Wheaton Resident Chosen to Speak at Kick-Off to Child Abuse Prevention Month

Emily Marsden, Teen Parent Connection participant, 18-year-old Wheaton resident and mother of two-year-old Ava, is a highlighted speaker at a Chicago event to observe National … Read more ›